Since 1984, Ambassador of Japan to the EU Yasushi Masaki has been serving his nation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He has held many positions throughout his career, including roles at Japan’s embassies in France and Iran, and has worked in Tokyo in the fields of international law, as well as economic and security affairs. Most recently, he was assistant minister and director-general of the European Affairs Bureau (2017-2020). In October 2020, he was posted to the Mission of Japan to the European Union.
EU-Japan partnership: a vision for the future
Ambassador Yasushi Masaki, March 7, 2022